Inside the ARC

If you’re strolling down King Edward Avenue, you won’t miss the spectacular glass lobby of the new $70-million Advanced Research Complex of Ottawa University. Its Grand Opening, held inside this glazed light-filled lobby on Tuesday, September 30th 2014, brought together scholars, professors, scientists, members of the provincial and federal government as well as the architects, engineers and technicians that made this building a reality. Mona Nemer, vice-president of research at the U of O, led … Continue reading

ARC Opening Ceremony Tuesday September 30th, 2014.

C+A were on hand at the opening ceremony of the new $70 million Advanced Research Complex at uOttawa Tuesday September 30th. The building which will house two of the U of O’s strongest departments, took place in the sleek and light-filled lobby of the complex on Tuesday. Read more about the event here ARC Inauguration Video 

C+A Win CAHP Award of Excellence

COLE+Associates celebrate back to back CAHP Award  of Excellence wins in the Heritage Planning Category! David Cole was on hand to accept the 2014 award from the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals Friday October 3rd in Charlottetown, PEI. Our joint venture submission with DMA of Montreal for the East Block, Southwest Tower; Water Infiltration & Structural Stabilization Investigation & Interim Repairs project was this year’s winner while the Confederation Building project also undertaken by our … Continue reading

The ARC has Wind in Her Sails — Science & Architecture Collide at King Edward & Templeton in Ottawa

Science & Architecture collide at the Advanced Research Complex, and what a beautiful collision it is. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been putting together marketing materials for the Advanced Research Complex at University of Ottawa. Photographing the spaces, meeting the people and discovering exactly what 5+ years of planning, design, programming & drive to excel have accomplished. As I walk through the halls and labs, I am greeted at every turn with an education … Continue reading

C+A wins Award of Excellence in Heritage Planning Category for Confederation Building

This year COLE+Associates took home the Award of Excellence in the Heritage Planning category at the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals Awards Ceremony on November 1 at the National Gallery of Canada, in Ottawa. Our submission was a joint venture with the firm DMA of Montreal, and was recognized for our efforts in preserving the heritage fabric of the Confederation Building. David Cole & Dino Di Sano, who spearheaded the project, were on hand to … Continue reading